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Richard Gordon Burns
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Dick B., Author, Historian, Retired attorney, Bible student, CDAAC, Recovered AA with over 26 years of continuous sobriety; author of 46 titles and over 1250 articles on A.A. History and Christian Recovery, Dick B., International Christian Recovery Coalition, Christians in A.A., Alcoholics Anonymous for Christians, Big Book, 12 Steps, Role of God in A.A., Role of Jesus Christ in A.A., Role of Bible in A.A.
Dick B., Author, Historian, Retired attorney, Bible student, CDAAC, Recovered AA with over 26 years of continuous sobriety; author of 46 titles and over 1250 articles on A.A. History and Christian Recovery, Dick B., International Christian Recovery Coalition, Christians in A.A., Alcoholics Anonymous for Christians, Big Book, 12 Steps, Role of God in A.A., Role of Jesus Christ in A.A., Role of Bible in A.A.

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How the Words “Recovered” and “Recovering” Are Used Regarding Alcoholism in “Alcoholics Anonymous,” 4th Ed. (2001)
By Dick B.'s son Ken So how does one settle apparent controversies in A.A. such
as the one swirling around the words "recovered" and
"recovering?" The following wise words from the current edition of
the Big Book might be of help: ". . . [O]ur literature ha...

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Dick B.'s son "debates" the topic "Is A.A. Biblical" (Moody Radio Network: "Up for Debate": May 14, 2016, episode
** Available now!** Hear Dick B.'s son Ken "debate" the topic "Is A.A. Biblical?" on the May 14, 2016, episode of the "Up for Debate" show on the Moody Radio Network: http://www.moodyradio.org/radioplayer.aspx?episode=185387 . Please "Like," "Comment," and ...

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The new Dick B. A.A. history & Christian Recovery Facebook page is now live!
The new Dick B. Facebook page is now up and
"live"! https://www.facebook.com/DickBonRecovery/ The page discusses: (1) Dick' B.s 25 years of research on
the roles God, His Son Jesus Christ, and the Bible played in early A.A.'s
overall 75% success rate among ...

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The new Dick B. A.A. history & Christian Recovery Facebook page is now live!
The new Dick B. Facebook page is now up and "live"!       https://www.facebook.com/DickBonRecovery/ The page discusses: (1) Dick' B.s 25 years of research on the roles God, His Son Jesus Christ, and the Bible played in early A.A.'s overall 75% success rate ...

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When Early AAs Were Cured and Why by Dick B.--Table of Contents
Contents of When Early AAs
Were Cured and Why Introduction Chap. 1:          What They Were
Saying at Yale (in the 1940's about the Miracle of God’s Cure for Drunks)                         The Yale
Summer School of Alcohol Studies                         T...

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The Dick B. A.A. History Reference Set--Tables of Contents of 30 of the 31 Volumes
“The Dick B. A.A. History and Christian
Recovery Reference Set” Order now: http://www.dickb.com/DickB-Reference-Set.shtml Tables of Contents for the 30 of the 31 Volumes of “The Dick B. A.A. History and Christian Recovery
Reference Set” By Dick B. and Ken B...

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The Dick B. A.A. History Reference Set--Tables of Contents for All 31 Volumes
The 31-Volume “Dick B. A.A. History and Christian
Recovery Reference Set” Order now: http://www.dickb.com/DickB-Reference-Set.shtml Tables of Contents for the 31 Volumes of “The Dick B. A.A. History and Christian Recovery
Reference Set” By Dick B. and Ken B...

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"Stick with the Winners!"by Dick B. & Ken B.: Full Table of Contents
By Ken B. (Copyright 2015 Anonymous. All rights reserved) Introduction: "Old-School" Christian Recovery Ch. 1: Resources for "Old-School" 12 Step Recovery Meetings Conference-approved Resources Other Resources Ch. 2: Conference-Approved Literature Foundatio...

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“The Great Awakening” of 1875 in St. Johnsbury: Part Five
By Ken B. © 2015 Anonymous. All
rights reserved   St. Johnsbury Caledonian, St. Johnsbury, Vt., Friday, Mar. 12, 1875 http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84023253/1875-03-12/ed-1/seq-3/   A.A. cofounder Robert Holbrook Smith, M.D. (“Dr. Bob”) was
born ...

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A.A. Cofounder Dr. Bob, "First Things First," and Matthew 6:33
"([A.A. cofounder] Dr. Bob was always positive about his faith, Clarence [S., founder of A.A.'s third group in the world in Cleveland on May 11, 1939] said. If someone asked him a question about the program, his usual response was: 'What does it say in the ...
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